What is another word for embarrass?
Pronunciation:[ ɛmbˈaɹəs], [ ɛmbˈaɹəs], [ ɛ_m_b_ˈa_ɹ_ə_s]
Table of ContentsOpposite words for embarrass:
Definition for Embarrass:
- Encumber, impede; ( p. p.) encumbered with debts; complicate( question &c.); perplex. Hence embarrassingly adv., embarrassment n. [ French]
Synonyms for Embarrass:
- catch one short,
- make a monkey of,
- throw into a tizzy,
- put on the spot,
- put in a spot,
- put in a hole.
Antonyms for Embarrass:
cause mental discomfort
enlighten, soothe, clear up, calm, comfort, clarify, explain, order, help, organize, make happy, delight, please, aid, quiet, appease, gladden.
cut, shorten, uphold, liberate, console, assist, unravel, free, Unstop, rally, unclog, further, disentangle, straighten, promote, loosen, make way, simplify, streamline, relieve, encourage, untangle, oversimplify, assure, embolden, open, comfort, release, buoy, reassure, cheer, clear, abbreviate, facilitate, unplug, smooth, aid, inspirit, animate, untie, ease, hearten, help, calm, soothe.
- cause mental discomfort